Due to some late-summer rainfall and an early harvest this year in many states, no-tillers who aren’t seeding cover crops may want to beef up their fall weed-control program to help keep fields clean for next year.
In the “Frank Comments” column (Page 6) in the May issue of No-Till Farmer’s Conservation Tillage Guide, we outlined major cover crop concerns with current government payment and crop insurance regulations.
While many innovative farmers and manufacturers have played important roles in the growth of no-till, two men perhaps loom the largest — no-tiller Eugene Keeton and Howard Martin, the founder of Martin Industries.
As part of our celebration of No-Till Farmer's 40th anniversary, we're surveying no-tillers for an article in our special edition this fall about what piece of equipment or practice helped them succeed the most in no-till -- and why.
The publishers of No-Till Farmer and Conservation Tillage Guide announce that the full lineup of 12 company sponsors has been secured for the 19th annual National No-Tillage Conference Jan. 12-15, 2011, in Cincinnati, Ohio.
On this episode of Conservation Ag Update, brought to you by Montag, we’re on the road at the National Farm Machinery Show in Louisville, Ky. Jeff Hadacheck from Wisconsin-Madison discusses the long term economic benefits of integrating winter wheat in your corn-soybean rotation. Plus, we visit with Brandon Somers at the Beck’s Practical Farm Research (PFR) insights meeting. Somers talks about his ideal no-till planter.
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